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3hJerry Crasnick

Crasnick: Harper taking baseball by storm

Bryce Harper's fast start to the season has shown what he truly could be capable of doing over the long haul.

French Open

Kvitova rallies to advance (0:44)

BBTN 101: Learning how to cheat (3:40)
11hDavid Schoenfield

Time to give the Minnesota Twins some love

The Minnesota Twins are ahead of the Detroit Tigers in the American League Central and they're breathing down the necks of the Kansas City Royals.

Monday's MLB Highlights

Hamilton hitless in return to Texas (2:29)


SportsCenter clips

Slowing down James Harden (2:26)


Have You Seen?

Harden's full-court shot waved off (0:13)

49mDan Rafael

Divisional rankings: DeGale makes statement

James DeGale scored an upset victory over Andre Dirrell in a highly competitive unanimous decision Saturday, won a vacant title and sent a strong message to the super middleweight division.


Harper: Trout's better than me

"Baseball is always, 'What have you done for me lately?'" Bryce Harper told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. "That's just how the game works. I still believe Trout is the best player in the game, hands down. ... I cheer for guys. I've always been that way." He's pretty good, too


Haney: Early Heisman odds
College Football 

Heisman Trophy odds will shrink and balloon between now and December, but right now it's RBs, not QBs, that are among the early favorites. Good buys (Insider)

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College Football 

No Bears cap hit for cutting Ray McDonald

But Chicago may face a small fine. The NFL has a "Club Remittance Policy" that few people know about, one designed to extract a measure of accountability from teams for the conduct of their players. For the moment, the Bears would be on the hook for no more than a $150,000 fine. Fine on the horizon

Novak Djokovic advances at French

The No. 1 seed won 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 over Jarkko Nieminen to advance to the second round. Djokovic has never won the French Open, the only Slam title missing from his resume.


Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss

GSW trainer and doctor refused to speak. It's their right, but hard to give benefit of doubt when you act like you're hiding something

Ariza on Curry injury: 'It's a scary thing'

Rockets forward Trevor Ariza said after the game: "It's a scary thing, a scary situation, both players were just trying to play hard and trying to make plays for their team and unfortunately sometimes you get hurt but he's a tough kid and he came back out there and competed for his team."


Source: 'Boys add draft bust Jenkins

He was a bust for the Niners and Chiefs. Now WR A.J. Jenkins will try his hand with the Cowboys, according to a source. Here's why

Johnny Cueto to have MRI today

The Reds pitcher will have his elbow examined today, his agent told the Cincinnati Enquirer. Cueto was scratched Sunday with elbow stiffness, but the Reds didn't seem worried on Monday. Said manager Bryan Price: "Hopefully he'll miss one start and be back the next time."

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Bucks president, city close to arena deal

Bucks president Peter Feigin and Milwaukee leaders are optimistic a deal to pay for new $500M arena can be reached by Friday. The arena is part of a $1B entertainment district downtown. Without a new areaa by 2017, the NBA said it would buy back the team and relocate it.

Vitale: Tough sked will help Wildcats
Men's College Basketball 

Kentucky won't be backing down from anyone next season. Vitale: "Give John Calipari credit for putting his kids in against solid competition; it will help in the long run." Roundball chatter

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Men's College Basketball 

100 days until college football
College Football 

In honor of starting the 100-day countdown until the 2015 college football season kicks off, we have a 100-second review of 2014. Urban Meyer re-united with the championship trophy and an Oregon QB entertained the Northwest.

College Football 

LeBron doing it all for Cavs

LeBron James is averaging 32.7 points, 11.7 rebounds and 10.0 assists per game this series vs. Atlanta. He would be the first player in NBA history to average at least 30-10-10 in a single playoff series.

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Steelers looking to DeAngelo Williams

As the Steelers begin OTAs, they are looking for a RB to produce for the first three games while Le’Veon Bell is suspended. Williams has proven to get you 10-12 carries at a respectable clip -- but nothing more. Workhorse back?

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Novak Djokovic looks for straight-set win

Djokovic rallied to win the second set 7-5 over Jarkko Nieminen and currently leads the third set 2-0 as he looks to advance at the French Open. Follow live


Coley Harvey @ColeyHarvey

Not a surprise given the treatments his daughter is still going through, but looks like Devon Still is absent. Has been away all offseason

Garber: Nadal wins opener with ease

Despite cruising in his first-round match at the French Open, the question with Rafael Nadal remains: Does he have the head and heart to pull off his 10th title on the clay? Unknown future

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Jim Caple @jimcaple

There are questions whether Nadal can win his 10th French Open but he's not struggling at the mike. He gave 918-word answer to a question.

SportsNation: Is Delly A Dirty Player?

Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova has been involved in a series of controversial in-game incidents this postseason, leading many to question his intentions. What's your take?